Accommodation, Activities and Discovery in the Alpujarra Mountains of Granada, Southern Spain
See the BBC and Richard E. Grant at Las Chimeneas !
Las Chimeneas is a dramatic set of converted village houses which have been welcoming guests to the Alpujarra since 1998. There are nine lovely rooms, each with fabulous views across the hills to the sea in the far distance. We provide very comfortable accommodation, with lots of antiques and books and hidden nooks and crannies, together with a delightful little restaurant that will surprise you by the quality of its freshly made seasonal produce.
We have a deep knowledge of the area and are anxious to share our enthusiasm for this place which has been our home for so long. We offer all kinds of holidays, including trekking, bird watching, cycling, painting, cookery and yoga. Of course we are also open for short stays for those wishing to come just for one or two nights.
Above all what we supply is peace and relaxation and a genuinely warm welcome. This represents a very winning combination. Perhaps it is this that led The Times to number us amongst their Top Ten in Europe's best mountain hideaways in the Summer of 2018.
David John Illsley ha recibido una ayuda de la Unión Europa a través del Fondo Europeo Agrícola de Desarrollo Rural, Europa invierte en las zonas rurales, y de la Junta de Andalucía a través de la Consejería de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Desarrollo Sostenible, con la colaboración del GDR de la Alpujarra-Sierra Nevada de Granada, para ...... "Sala Multiusos Las Chimeneas de Mairena" que tiene como objetivos aumentar la ocupación de la Casa Rural, astrayendo un público especializado en la actividad de yoga; solventar el problema de la estacionalidad de la ocupación hotelera en la Casa Rural y crear un puesto de trabajo más.
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6th May 2021
Just sit back and malax. Can I just ask: does it make your day too, to come across a cool new word like malax? Socially, you probably get out more than I do, but even so, you’ll have to agree that malax, or malaxate, to give the alternative spelling, has a certain allure, a certain degenerate intrigue to it. Or is that just me? But the thing is, as a newbie olive...
Casa las Chimeneas is an extremely spacious house which has been restored in the local style and is furnished with authentic antiques throughout. In addition there are also three self catering studios/apartments which come fully equipped and which enjoy wood fires and stunning views.
Rooms in The Casita, The Corral and The Azotea are decorated to the same high standard as Casa las Chimeneas.
New: Las Chimeneas Cook Book
Our new book, Recipes and Stories from an Alpujarran Village, combines dozens of tried and tested recipes with essays and interviews with local characters which we hope will bring insight into this region that we love so much, and add flavour to the reading experience.
...........walking with your hosts David and Emma
11th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
Here is a summary of what's on this month at Las Chimeneas. We offer a wide variety of events, from art and nature treks to regular yoga classes.
We’re also willing and able to put together personalised tours for people who wish to consider a specific, bespoke holiday to suit their exact and detailed needs. Get in touch to discuss how we can help.